Helen Beale (GRAHAM) BEERS

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Photo of Helen that accompanied her obituary in the Lewistown Sentinel.
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MIFFLIN - Helen G. Beers, 88, of Orchard Hills, Mifflin, died at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, at Brookline Manor, Mifflintown.

She was born Oct. 11, 1925, in Port Royal, a daughter of the late Edgar T. and Kathryn (Beale) Graham. Her husband, William E. Beers Jr., whom she married on Oct. 6, 1951, preceded her in death on Dec. 6, 1998.

Surviving are: one brother, Donald K. Graham and wife, Florence, of Wilmington, Del.; nieces and nephews, Janet Beers, of Manchester, N.J., Susan Browder, of Farmville, Va., Steven Beers, of Academia, William Beers, of Toms River, N.J., Linda Williams, of Bear, Del., and Donna Graham, of Evergreen, Colo.; five grandnieces; one great-grandnephew; and brother-in-law, Silas Beers, of Whiting, N.J.

Helen was a 1943 graduate of Tuscarora Valley High School, Port Royal. She retired in 1992 from the Juniata Valley Bank, Port Royal, after 47 years of service as a bank teller. She was a member of the Port Royal Presbyterian Church and also worked in the office of the Port Royal Speedway.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Rex Funeral Home, Port Royal, with the Rev. Crystal M. Lyde officiating. Interment will be in New Church Hill Cemetery, Port Royal.

A viewing will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Music Fund of the Port Royal Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 387, Port Royal, PA 17082.

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Contributed by rkohler3 on 12/28/10 - Image Year: 1962
HELEN GRAHAM BEERS in her Sesqui-centennial garb in 1962. (Photo submitted by Helen Graham Beers)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 12/9/10 - Image Year: 1943
TVHS SCHOOL PLAY (abt 1943) (Front Row l-r): Helen Graham, Kenyon Walters, Anabel Fettig, Phyllis Frankhouse, Edith Dentler; (Back Row): Bob Harris, Brady Kunkle, Paul Fleck, May Gilson. (Photo contributed by Ralph and Jill Leonard-Perez)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 11/12/10 - Image Year: 1944
Helen Graham Beers, Frances Gilson Lindemuth, Phyllis Emery Leonard (Photo contributed by Ralph and Jill Perez)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 1/16/11 - Image Year: 1946
Helen Graham at the time of graduation from Tuscarora Valley High School.
Contributed by rkohler3 on 12/28/10 - Image Year: 1962
HELEN GRAHAM BEERS in stockade during susqui-centennial celebration. Her infraction was not wearing black stockings. She was arrested by Police Chief Glenn Leister. (The stockade was located between the bank and hardware.) (Photo submitted by Helen Beers)
Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/13/19 - Image Year: 2003
TVHS CLASS OF 1943 HOLDS 60 YEAR REUNION JUNE 7, 2003 - Attending: (seated) Tom Snyder, (Front Row Standing) Arlene (Page) Peters, Helen (Graham) Beers, Edie (Dentler) Stouffer, Anabel (Fettig) Conn; (Back Row) Grover Wolfgang, Jr., Paul Fleck, Bob Gilson, Phyllis (Emery) Leonard, Earl Brackbill

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